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Ryan Santoso
Ryan  Santoso

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pace, Fla.

High School:
Pace HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 258

Position:
P

Experience:
3 Letter

Major:
Non-Profit Management


05/24/2017

Athlon Recognizes Eight Gophers

Carpenter named first team, while Richardson, Santoso and Smith receive second-team honors

04/04/2017

2017 Spring Preview: Special Teams

Gophers return standouts in Carpenter, Herbers, Jordahl and Santoso on special teams

07/07/2016

Santoso On Lou Groza Award Watch List

Junior punter and kicker was a semifinalist for the award in 2015

06/22/2016

Taking A Look At TCF Bank Stadium Records

Gophers posted some impressive feats last season in TCF Bank Stadium that cracked the record books

06/15/2016

Six Gophers Honored By Athlon

Jonah Pirsig, Brandon Lingen, Shannon Brooks, Damarius Travis, Jack Lynn and Ryan Santoso named preseason All-Big Ten by Athlon

10/18/2014

Minnesota Rallies Past Purdue

The Golden Gophers rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat Purdue.

10/02/2014

Brick by Brick 2014: Ep. 7

The latest episode of Brick by Brick takes you behind the scenes in Michigan.

09/28/2014

Gophers Claim Little Brown Jug

Minnesota defeated Michigan, 30-14, to claim the Little Brown Jug.

04/12/2014

Spring Game 2014

Football in the Spring

PRONUNCIATION:

PUNTING CAREER (2016-): Has punted 91 times and averages 41.4 yards • has placed 34 punts inside the 20 • career long of 64 yards was against Middle Tennessee in 2017.  

KICKING CAREER (2014-15, 17-): Made 29-of-39 field goals • career-long field goal of 52 yards came against Purdue on Oct. 18, 2014, with 4:59 left in the game and lifted Minnesota to a 39-38 home win • converted 76-of-77 point-after attempts • scored 163 points (29 FGs and 76 PATs) • kicked off 145 times and recorded 72 touchbacks.

2017 • SENIOR SEASON: Averaged 44.7 yards on six punts against Buffalo and placed three punts inside the 20 • three of his four kickoffs went for touchbacks against Buffalo • punted two times and averaged 43.5 yards at Oregon State and also kicked off five times and recorced one touchback • averaged 47.0 yards on five punts against Middle Tennessee and four of his seven kickoffs were touchbacks. 

2016 • JUNIOR SEASON: 
Served as team's primary punter and averaged 40.9 yards on 77 punts • placed 29 punts inside the 20 and 13 of his punts were greater than 50 yards • Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Punted six times against Oregon State and averaged 41.2 yards while placing four punts inside the 20 • punted one time for 46 yards (placed inside the 20 and not returned) against Indiana State • averaged 45 yards on four punts against Colorado State • punted six times and averaged 39.8 yards at Penn State • punted nine times against Iowa and averaged 42.9 yards while also connecting on a career best 55-yard punt • connected on a career long 60-yard punt at Maryland • averaged 41.4 yards on seven punts at Maryland and played three inside the 20 • punted three times against Rutgers and placed two inside the 20, while averaging 36.0 yards • placed four of eight punts inside the 20 and connected on a 54-yarder at Illinois • averaged 42.0 yards on eight punts against Purdue • punted five times and averaged 44.2 yards at Nebraska • averaged 40.3 yards on six punts against Northwestern • punted seven times at Wisconsin and averaged 41.3 yards • averaged 43.9 yards on seven punts against Washington State. 

2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
 Played in 13 games and served as team's primary kicker and kickoff specialist • drilled 17-of-21 field goal attempts, including seven field goals over 40 yards • field goal percentage of .810 was second-highest in Big Ten • was a perfect 10-for-10 inside 40 yards • made all 32 point-after tries • led team in scoring with 82 points • tallied 58 kickoffs and had 27 touchbacks • named Lou Groza Award semifinalist (nation's top kicker) • named All-Big Ten Third Team by the conference media and honorable mention by the media • Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Connected on a 42-yard field goal and converted both of his point-after attempts against TCU • made three field goals, including the game-winner in overtime and a 50-yard attempt, at Colorado State • named a Lou Groza National Collegiate Place-Kicker Award "Star of the Week" for his performance at Colorado State • drilled a 42-yard field goal and hit his lone extra point attempt versus Kent State • netted two field goals, including a 49-yard attempt, and recorded three touchbacks against Ohio • kicked off for 65 yards at Northwestern • made two field goals and tallied four touchbacks at Purdue • connected on a 39-yard field goal attempt and made three extra point tries versus Nebraska • drilled all four field goal attempts, including a 47-yard try, and tallied five touchbacks against Michigan • hit both extra-point attempts and recorded a touchback at Ohio State • made all five extra-point attempts and drilled three touchbacks at Iowa • netted a 46-yard field goal and went 3-for-3 on extra point tries versus Illinois • converted three extra-point attempts and recorded two touchbacks against Wisconsin • connected on two field goal attempts (42 and 22 yards) and drilled a pair of touchbacks versus Central Michigan.

2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 13 games and served as the team's primary kicker • made 12-of-18 field goals, which included a career-long 52-yard attempt • converted 45-of-46 point-after attempts • led team in scoring with 81 points • kicked off 70 times and notched 38 touchbacks • Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Converted all six of his point-after attempts as he made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Eastern Illinois • made all five of his point-after attempts against Middle Tennessee • made his only point-after attempt at TCU • connected on a 38-yard field-goal attempt (his first made career field goal) against San Jose State • kicked three field goals, including a 48-yard attempt, at Michigan • named a Lou Groza National Collegiate Place-Kicker Award "Star of the Week" for his performance at Michigan • made a 25-yard field goal against Northwestern • kicked three-point after attempts and connected on two field goals, which included a career-long, 52-yard field goal against Purdue • earned Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week accolades after the game-winning field goal vs. Purdue • made three point-after attempts and a 44-yard field goal at Illinois • made six point-after attempts and a 35-yard field goal against Iowa • made his first career tackle and converted three point-after attempts and connected on a 34-yard field goal against Ohio State • kicked four point-after attempts at Nebraska • made a 37-yard field goal and three point-after attempts at Wisconsin • connected on two point-after attempts and made a 38-yard field goal against Missouri.

2013: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Pace High School and helped lead the team to a 7-4 record as a senior • connected on 14 of 17 field goals with his longest being 42 yards • was 29-for-29 in PATs • recorded 71 points • kicked off 48 times, recording 46 touchbakcs • averaged 39.26 yards on 35 punts • coached by Mickey Lindsey • ESPN ranked him as the seventh-best kicker in the nation and the 129th-best player in Florida • Rivals listed him as a two-star recruit and the 15th-best kicker in the nation • won the National Scholarship Camp's kick off competition by beating out more than 400 competitors • beat Harrison Butker (now at Georgia Tech) in the final round sudden death field goal contest for the last spot in the recent Under Armour All-American game (connected on a 45-yard field goal in game).

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 26, 1995 • son of Lori and Riyanto (Yudhie) Santoso • has two siblings.

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The Golden Gophers improved to 3-0 on the season with a 34-3 win against Middle Tennessee on Saturday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium.

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9/16/2017

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